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Marine Resources Commission
Marine Resources Commission
Pertaining to Restrictions on Oyster Harvest [4 VAC 20 ‑ 720]
ChapterChapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Emergency Oyster Harvest Area Season Extension
Action 6178 / Stage 9914
Emergency Stage  
red ball Emergency Text 2/8/2023  8:25 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 1/24/2023    
pdf Attorney General Certification 1/25/2023    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 1/31/2023   

Emergency Authority 28.2-210
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 1/24/2023
Review Completed: 1/25/2023
Result: Certified
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 1/31/2023
Governor Review Completed: 1/31/2023
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 1/31/2023
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 2/13/2023    Volume: 39  Issue: 13
Comment Period Comment periods are not required for emergency regulations. If efforts are made to make this regulation permanent, then public comment periods will be established.
Effective Date 1/31/2023
Expiration Date 2/28/2023
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jennifer Farmer  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 380 Fenwick Road
Building 96
Fort Monroe, VA 23651
Email Address:
Telephone: (757)247-2248    FAX: (757)247-2002    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this agency.


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Action 6178:
Emergency Oyster Harvest Area Season Extension
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency   (9914) Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 02/28/2023.
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